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veg·e·tar·i·an·ism

 (vĕj′ĭ-târ′ē-ə-nĭz′əm)
n.
The practice of consuming a diet that does not include the flesh of animals and is mainly composed of plant parts (such as leaves, roots, fruits, nuts, and seeds), along with fungi, and sometimes eggs and dairy products.

vegetarianism

(ˌvɛdʒɪˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzəm)
n
the principle or practice of excluding all meat and fish, and sometimes, in the case of vegans, all animal products (such as eggs, cheese, etc) from one's diet

veg•e•tar•i•an•ism

(ˌvɛdʒ ɪˈtɛər i əˌnɪz əm)

n.
the beliefs or practices of a vegetarian.
[1850–55]

vegetarianism

the practice of subsisting chiefly or strictly on vegetables. — vegetarian, n., adj.
See also: Food and Nutrition
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vegetarianism - a diet excluding all meat and fishvegetarianism - a diet excluding all meat and fish  
diet - a prescribed selection of foods
macrobiotic diet - a diet consisting chiefly of beans and whole grains
Translations
نَظَرِيَّة العَيْش على النَّباتات
vegetariánství
vegetarisme
vegetarijanizamvegetarijanstvo
vegetarianizmus
vegetarismo
wegetarianizm
vegetariánstvo
etyemezlik

vegetarianism

[ˌvedʒɪˈtɛərɪənɪzəm] Nvegetarianismo m

vegetarianism

[ˌvɛdʒɪˈtɛəriənɪzəm] nvégétarisme m

vegetarianism

nVegetarismus m

vegetarianism

[ˌvɛdʒɪˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzm] nvegetarianismo

vegetable

(ˈvedʒtəbl) noun
1. a plant or part of a plant, other than a fruit, used as food. We grow potatoes, beans and other vegetables; (also adjective) vegetable oils.
2. a plant. Grass is a vegetable, gold is a mineral and a human being is an animal.
ˌvegeˈtarian (vedʒi-) noun
a person who does not eat meat of any kind. Has he always been a vegetarian?; (also adjective) This is a vegetarian dish.
ˌvegeˈtarianism noun
vegetate (ˈvedʒiteit) verb
to live an idle, boring and pointless life. I would like to get a job – I don't want to vegetate.
ˌvegeˈtation (vedʒi-) noun
plants in general; plants of a particular region or type. tropical vegetation.

veg·e·tar·i·an·ism

n. vegetarianismo, método de alimentación que consiste mayormente en una dieta de vegetales y frutas.

vegetarianism

n vegetarianismo
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